STANLEY PICKLE (2010) is a short pixilation film shot entirely on a stills camera on 2 sets and 2 locations at the NFTS. The film premièred on to the festival circuit in 2010 at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where it picked up the McLaren Award for New British Animation, followed by Oscar qualification at the US première LA Shorts where the film won Best Experimental. After a whirlwind journey through 2011/12 greeting diverse festival audiences worldwide winning 33 awards, screening on Virgin Atlantic Flights, broadcast in France, Spain and the US, being part of BAFTA Brits to Watch and distributed on iTunes and Amazon, the film is finally available to view online.
Stanley Pickle is available to 7000 schools in the UK and abroad through Filmclub UK as part of film education and is currently touring as part of the British Council & Edinburgh International Film Festival’s McLaren Award package representing British Short film worldwide.
For news on the film visit the Stanley Pickle Facebook page.
HUMBUG (2013) screening as part of Pattern Power / Superstripe: A cultural festival of pattern exploration taking place at the Londonewcastle project space. The film is a response to the brief ‘Stripes’ . Humbug was shot in just one day and, in its entirety, including idea conception, had a 2 week turnaround, a minute budget for art dept and every favour under the sun.
BAKING WITH MOTHER (2008) was the result of a 3 day workshop at the National Film and Television School. The technique used in Stanley Pickle was born partly from this experimental pixilation project. Vicky was animation tutor on this NFTS project in 2013 where eight pixilation films were produced over a period of eight days utilising the collaborative skills of production designers, cinematographers and animation directors.